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according to his proper cording to his fidelity in his propeja labour.
labour, and not according to his fuc
cess in labouring. 9 (Taf, 93.) Wherefore, 9 Wherefore, we teachers are joint we are joint labourers of labourers belonging to God. re the God. Ye Re God's field people are God's field, which he emye are God's building. ploys us to cultivate. And, to use
another similitude, ge are God's building, which he employs us to
rear. 10 According to the 10 According to the grace of apograce of God 'which is ftleship, which I have received of given to me, as a skilful? God, like a skilful architect, I have laid architect, I have laid the the foundation of the temple of God foundation, and another at Corinth properly, by preaching buildeth thereon. But let that Jesus is the Christ, (See ver. 11.) every one take heed how ' and the false teacher buildeth thereon ; he buildeth thereupon. but let every teacher take heed how he
buildeth thereon : let' him take heed that the superstructure which he
rears, be suitable to the foundation. 11 For other founda- 11 For other foundation of God's tion no one can lay'ex- temple, no teacher, if he teaches cept what is laid, which is faithfully, can lay, except what is laid Jesus the Christ.
by me, which is Jesus the Christ, pro
mised in the scriptures. 12 Now, if any one 12 Now, if any teacher build on the build on this foundation, foundation Chrift; fincere disciples, gold, silver, valuable represented in this similitude by gold, itones, wood, hay, silver, valuable stones; or if he builda stubble ;
eth hypocrites, represented by wood; bay, stubble, .